The Superstition of Divorce by G. K. Chesterton

Don't mind me, just trying to read everything GKC every wrote, down to this little pamphlet on divorce. It includes a lively discussion of vows and marriage of interest to the Latter-Day Saint reader.

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Book review: “The Orthodox Church” by Timothy Ware

Hot take: If I were ever to apostatize, I'd become an Orthodox monk. But seriously, Orthodoxy has so many surprising affinities to the Latter-Day Saint tradition, you'd be surprised.

Book review: “A Secular Age” by Charles Taylor

Most accounts of secularization are pretty flat: the march of clear and virtuous reason against the suffocating faith of the Middle Ages. Charles Taylor gives much more detailed account than these over-simplifications-- and regardless of your background, Taylor's work is an engaging read.

Moral relativism?

I am not a moral relativist. But I am what I will call for lack of a better term an experiential relativist. I believe that everyone's experiences, and thus what can be expected of them at any given moment, is different. I try to avoid any hint that I am somehow on a higher plane... Continue Reading →

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